SouthBendRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for South Bend jobs

Zoo Keeper Internship

Company: Potawatomi Zoo
Location: South Bend
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Job Description:

Potawatomi Zoo The Potawatomi Zoo is a 23-acre zoo located in South Bend, Indiana, United States. The zoo is run and maintained by the Potawatomi Zoological Society, but is also still remains city owned. Founded in 1902, it is the oldest zoo in Indiana. It features over 500 animals and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The zoo has over 200,000 visitors each year. Zoo Keeper Internship The Potawatomi Zoo is now accepting intern applications for all of 2019! There are three seasonal opportunities with each session lasting 16 weeks. The internship program is designed to offer hands-on experience to those interested in entering the zookeeper profession. Interns will be expected to shadow zookeepers in their daily routines. By doing so interns will gain knowledge and experience of a variety of animal taxon through basic husbandry, enrichment, training, diets, exhibit design and maintenance, medical care, animal knowledge, and more. 2019 Internship dates: Fall Session: September 1 December 21; Deadline to apply is August 10th, 2019 EACH SESSION IS LIMITED TO 6 INTERNS; SPACES ARE OPEN UNTIL FILLED, SO DON T DELAY! Requirements: * Must be 18 or older to apply * Vaccinations should be up to date. Proof of negative TB test (within the past 6 months) is required prior to start date for all interns. Records of these must be summited before working with these animals. * Available to intern weekends and holidays * Available to intern 40 hours a week for a 16-week period; schedule is 8 hr days, 5 days per week (8:00 am 4:30 pm). Schedule is subject to change during the open season (7:00 am - 3:30 pm or 9:00 am 5:30 pm). * 2019 Open Season runs March 29th, 2019 December 1st, 2019 * Follow all Potawatomi Zoo Protocols. * Zookeeper work can be physically demanding. Interns must be able to work in small spaces, awkward positions that require bending and stretching, and be able to safely lift 50 lbs. * Tolerance of strong odors, dust, hay, animal fur/hair/dander and weather conditions. * College student or recent graduate in biology, zoology, or related field is preferred. To apply, intern candidates must submit the following: * Resume * Fill out a zookeeper intern application * Cover letter explaining the applicant s: * Goals and how this internship will help achieve those goals * Relevant skills, activities, experience and/or classes * School requirements for internship credit (if applicable) The intern program is an unpaid education internship, of which housing and medical coverage is not included. Preference will be given to science majors enrolled in a Bachelor Degree program. Salary Unpaid How to Apply Application material may be emailed, mailed or faxed to: ************************************** Potawatomi Zoo ATTN: Volunteer Coordinator 500 S. Greenlawn Ave. South Bend IN, 46615 (fax) ************ Potawatomi Zoo 500 S Greenlawn Ave South Bend 46615 Phone: ************ Fax: ************ Visit our website Like us on Facebook Return to All Job Posts Edit your job posting General Settings * Title (limited to 100 characters) * * Description * * Experience * * Comments * * Salary * * Category Type * * * How should a candidate apply? * Example: the mailing address, email address, fax number or website the applicant should use to apply. * * Job Perks * Company Info * Company Name * * Address * * * * City * * State * * Zip * * Company Phone * * Company Fax * * Company Website * * Company Twitter Username * * Company Facebook Page * * About the Company * * Company Logo/Avatar * [IMAGE]Remove * JPG and GIF only, recommended size of 100x100 pixels. Contact Info Please enter your contact information below. This is for communication purposes only and will not display on your listing. * Name * * Email * or Cancel [IMAGE] Submitting your job posting... Join over 6,000 zoo and aquarium professionals worldwide

Keywords: Potawatomi Zoo, South Bend , Zoo Keeper Internship, Other , South Bend, Indiana

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Other Jobs


Postmates Delivery Driver (Make Your Own Schedule)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We
Company: Postmates
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 08/18/2019

Postmates Delivery Driver (Make Your Own Schedule)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We
Company: Postmates
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 08/18/2019

Postmates Delivery Driver (No Experience Needed)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We
Company: Postmates
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 08/18/2019


Postmates Delivery Driver (Part Time / Full Time)
Description: Postmates uses technology to connect local businesses with people around the city. Our fleet receives requests through the app, and delivers anything from anywhere, 24/hrs a day. We
Company: Postmates
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 08/18/2019

CDL-A Student Truck Drivers - Highest Paid Trainees in Industry
Description: Find Your Fresh Start with CDL-A Student Truck Driver JobsFounded in 1937 as a family-owned and operated transportation provider, Paschall Truck Lines has since grown from its Kentucky roots, expanding (more...)
Company: Paschall Truck Lines
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: 08/18/2019

F/T - P/T Reps Wanted
Description: Be part of a Health Benefit Discount company and assist people to save on their Healthcare needs
Company: IBO Benefits
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: 08/18/2019

Class A CDL Regional Flatbed Drivers - Home Weekends!
Description: Opportunities Available for COMPANY DRIVERSBenefits ul li .49 - .64 CPM based on experience plus accessorial pay li Regional Position Home Weekends li Full Benefits Medical, Dental, Vision, (more...)
Company: TMC Transportation
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: 08/18/2019

Barber; up to $1500 Bonus!
Description: OverviewSignature Style Salons Stylist --NOW HIRING - You control your pay Many Stylists who do a great job of customer service and sell additional products regularly make about 17 an hour including (more...)
Company: BoRics Hair Care
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: 08/18/2019

CDL-A Flatbed Owner Operator Truck Driver
Description: CDL-A OTR OWNER OPERATOR TRUCK DRIVER JOBSBennett: Love Country. Love Trucking With Owner Operator Flatbed, Step Deck And Heavy Haul OpportunitiesHaving a family-centered culture isn t just something (more...)
Company: Bennett Motor Express
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 08/18/2019

CDL-A Student Truck Drivers - Highest Paid Trainees in Industry
Description: Find Your Fresh Start with CDL-A Student Truck Driver JobsFounded in 1937 as a family-owned and operated transportation provider, Paschall Truck Lines has since grown from its Kentucky roots, expanding (more...)
Company: Paschall Truck Lines
Location: Mishawaka
Posted on: 08/18/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Indiana jobs by following @recnetIN on Twitter!

South Bend RSS job feeds